In 2016, one movie made waves and generated all the positive headlines across the international movie market.
’76’, the historic Nigerian movie, which has broken box office records in Nigerian cinemas and was the first Nigerian movie to be screened at both the Toronto & London Film Festivals.
The production house, by virtue of the movie, also signed a multi-million dollar deal with one of the big movie studios in Hollywood.
’76’ also garnered a resounding 14 nominations for this year’s AMVCAs scheduled for Nigeria.
The movie will screen at all recognized cinemas in Accra, this Friday, January 6, 2017.
The cast, led by Ramsey Noauh, will be visiting all of the cinemas in Accra, touring the media houses and partying with the locals.
Set six years after the civil war, a young officer from the Middle Belt gets into a romantic relationship with an O-level student from the South-eastern region. However, their relationship is strained by constant military postings. The soldier gets accused of being involved in the 1976 unsuccessful military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed, and the heavily pregnant wife, gets entangled in an emotional dilemma.
The historical account in ‘76 went through a seven-month approval period at the Nigerian Military before filming started. The film which is set in the ’70s was shot in Ibadan, Oyo. The film has been in production for about five years.